The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England / London
Rank 559 598 609
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 31 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.39% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 43
Median salary £42,536 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.97% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -18.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7976 10536 10773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.57% 25.97% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6471 8822 8780
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSD
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the London region.

MCSD Salary Trend in London

MCSD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

MCSD Salary Histogram in London

MCSD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 3 £55,000 +4.76%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (72.41%) .NET
2 42 (72.41%) Degree
3 36 (62.07%) SQL Server
4 35 (60.34%) C#
5 32 (55.17%) MVC
5 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (55.17%) ASP.NET
6 31 (53.45%) .NET Framework
7 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (50.00%) Scrum
8 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 28 (48.28%) MCAD
9 28 (48.28%) MCTS
9 28 (48.28%) Web Application Development
9 28 (48.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 27 (46.55%) BDD
10 27 (46.55%) MCP
11 26 (44.83%) Games
11 26 (44.83%) TDD
11 26 (44.83%) NUnit
11 26 (44.83%) Rhino Mocks
11 26 (44.83%) Moq
11 26 (44.83%) NHibernate
11 26 (44.83%) LINQ
11 26 (44.83%) Kanban
11 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (25.86%) Office 365
14 11 (18.97%) Presales

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.45%) Drupal
4 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (25.86%) Office 365
3 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.17%) SaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (3.45%) CloudFront
6 2 (3.45%) G Suite
6 2 (3.45%) GitHub
6 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) IPsec
2 2 (3.45%) MQTT
3 1 (1.72%) Skype
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 28 (48.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (6.90%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Redis
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Moq
1 26 (44.83%) NUnit
1 26 (44.83%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (44.83%) Games
2 11 (18.97%) Law
3 9 (15.52%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 31 (53.45%) .NET Developer
3 26 (44.83%) Games Developer
3 26 (44.83%) Graduate
3 26 (44.83%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 26 (44.83%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (44.83%) Graduate Games Developer
3 26 (44.83%) Junior
3 26 (44.83%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (44.83%) Junior Developer
3 26 (44.83%) Junior Games Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Consultant
5 9 (15.52%) Azure Consultant
6 7 (12.07%) Cloud Consultant
6 7 (12.07%) IT Consultant
6 7 (12.07%) Project Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) Architect
7 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (72.41%) .NET
2 32 (55.17%) ASP.NET
3 31 (53.45%) .NET Framework
4 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (44.83%) LINQ
5 26 (44.83%) NHibernate
6 10 (17.24%) Web Services
7 8 (13.79%) XML
8 5 (8.62%) REST
8 5 (8.62%) SOAP
9 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.90%) WCF
10 3 (5.17%) jQuery
10 3 (5.17%) RESTful
11 2 (3.45%) HTML
11 2 (3.45%) Middleware
11 2 (3.45%) Node.js
11 2 (3.45%) SAML
11 2 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Blog
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) Android
3 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (55.17%) MVC
2 29 (50.00%) Scrum
3 28 (48.28%) Web Application Development
4 27 (46.55%) BDD
5 26 (44.83%) Kanban
5 26 (44.83%) TDD
6 11 (18.97%) Presales
7 9 (15.52%) ITIL
7 9 (15.52%) Project Management
8 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.34%) OO
10 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.90%) Practice Management
12 3 (5.17%) Migration
12 3 (5.17%) MVVM
12 3 (5.17%) SOA
12 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Workflow
13 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) C#
2 10 (17.24%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Go
6 2 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (72.41%) Degree
3 28 (48.28%) MCAD
3 28 (48.28%) MCTS
4 27 (46.55%) MCP
5 7 (12.07%) MCITP
5 7 (12.07%) MCSA
6 4 (6.90%) AWS Certification
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (5.17%) MCSE
8 2 (3.45%) CISA
8 2 (3.45%) CISM
8 2 (3.45%) CISSP
8 2 (3.45%) CITP
8 2 (3.45%) OCP
9 1 (1.72%) MCPD
9 1 (1.72%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) Docker
3 2 (3.45%) Xen
4 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Nagios
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) Hitachi
4 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus + MCSD Training + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago